Wave 105 has been honoured with the prestigious nomination of News Team of the Year at the IRN News Awards.

The IRN News Awards identifies talent in commercial radio and the winners will be announced on March 27 at a ceremony at Century Club, London.

Jason Beck, Wave 105 News Editor, said: “This nomination recognises the hard work and dedication of my team to provide a first class local news service for the south. We’re all looking forward to the awards ceremony in March to find out if we’ve won.”

IRN managing director Tim Molloy, said: “We have had a record number of entries this year, and the standard has been extremely high. It shows that commercial radio has a real talent for connecting with its listeners and keeping them informed and entertained. I wish the nominees the very best of luck.”